Frequently asked questions and answers

Yes ANOKRYO® can be used during these periods without any problems. As opposed to other gel and ointment preparations, there are no side effects.

Depending on symptoms approx. 3-4 x daily.

This is not a problem. The important thing is that the ANOKRYO® rod be stored in the freezer. Normal refrigerator temperatures are insufficient.

No! Due to its water solubility it would freeze. The gel is applied prior to use.

No there are no adverse effects (see IFU).

Yes without any problems. Anokryo is also helpful in treating constipation

ANOKRYO® combines two therapeutic principles: dilatation and low temperature application.

ANOKRYO® is available in the pharmacy or may be ordered there on a non-prescription basis. You may order it at this internet site.

The gel can be ordered at the pharmacy (PZN 07470157) or ordered here. Please refrain from using Vaseline or other ointments as these interfere with the cryo effect.
The product may be used for approx. 3 years.
In this case any other plastic container can be used to store the product.
No. ANOKRYO® is sold over the counter in pharmacies and does not require a prescription.
It is an effective medical aid having no adverse effects.
There are no restrictions concerning frequency of applications.
No, cleaning with basic domestic soap suffices.

You can purchase the product at this internet website. Modes of payment are explained at the site.

ANOKRYO® -combi-set: PZN 03941536.
ANOKRYO® -gel: PZN 07470157.

Yes the instructions for usage have been translated in various languages.

No. There is only one production size.

The rod is made of tissue compatible plastic.

Relief is felt almost immediately when the cooling effect sets in.
No the rod is stored in the container and is placed in the freezer.
Optimal temperature is reached after 2 hours.
No. Initially there may be some minor discomfort due to the cold temperature. Some mild pain may be felt in cases of anal fissure when the sphincter muscle is dilated.
A single treatment lasts 5- 10 minutes.
No. Vaseline in particular should not be used nor should any other ointments be applied.
You may achieve this by adhering to a high fiber diet, drinking adequate amounts of fluids, exercising, and maintaining regular bowel movements.